FAQ: Perceptron - Step 2: Activation Function

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There’s scope for confusion in answering the following question:

" Print out the result of the method .activation() called on cool_perceptron if the weighted sum is 52 ."

What does “if” mean here? e.g. does it mean the code first checks if the weighted sum equals 52 and only prints the value of the calculation if (and only if) the weighted sum equalled 52? Or, as the accepted answer demonstrates, do we simply write code to print the result of calling activation with the input set to 52?